Halloween is just around the corner, and with limited places and activities to do due to the pandemic, now is the perfect time to flex everyone’s creativity by doing kid-friendly do-it-yourself crafts. Crafts are a great way to entertain kids and help them unleash their artistic creativity.
Celebrate the spooky Halloween season with these DIY Halloween patch crafts for kids. There are many easy crafts that you and your kids can do, but this time we will be using patches to create something for Halloween. They’re perfect for costumes or Halloween decoration to your house. All you need are patches and few simple supplies and, of course, mom or dad’s supervision for a safe and festive Halloween.
Cute Halloween Hair Clips
These patched Halloween pins are so cute and easy to make. All you need are Halloween patches, a hot glue gun, and some hair clips or brooch pins. Hot glue the patches to the hair clips using a glue gun (always supervise kids using the glue gun as it uses electricity and heat). Let it dry, and there it is, you have your Halloween pins.
DIY Patch Halloween Garland
Garlands can be used to decorate rooms, windows, walls, or even outdoors, and they are very easy to make. All you need are strings, hot glue, old shirt or cloth, and some Halloween patches. Simply cut the cloth to sizes that are smaller than the patches, put the string between the patch and the cloth, and secure it with the glue. Repeat the same process until you achieve your desired length. Let it dry and hang it to your wall, door, or window.
Halloween pins are one of the easiest craft you can do this treat or trick season. Pins are everywhere and never go out of style, so creating easy DIY patch pins to decorate your bag, costume, or shirt is a fun idea. DIY patch Halloween pins are easy to make and will be a great party favor.
Materials you need to make a patch pin:
To make Halloween pins, just hot glue your patch choice to the pins. Use a small piece of cloth at the back to secure the patch pins.
Halloween Paper Lantern
Halloween paper lanterns are another great craft that your kids can create this Halloween. Paper lanterns are the perfect decoration for Halloween and an enjoyable kid craft.
Materials needed to make Halloween paper lanterns:
8 1/2 x 11 inch paper in orange, white or black
- Start making the lantern by folding a sheet of paper lengthwise (hotdog style) and starting on the folded edge, draw lines spacing about an inch apart. Leave ½ inch free space near the adjacent border.
- Cut the lines starting on the fold. Make sure to stop ½ inch before reaching the edge.
- Unfold the lantern and take one end and wrap around. Staple or glue the top and bottom of the lantern.
- For the handle: cut a piece of paper 1 inch wide and 10 inches long and staple on the lantern’s top.
- Decorate the lantern with Halloween patches.
Halloween pillows are the perfect decoration for Halloween. They can fit perfectly with any house decorations, and they are cozy. They are perfect for the couch or bed, and you can hug them while watching your favorite spooky Halloween movie. To make a Halloween pillow, you can buy or DIY an orange pillowcase. Decorate with Halloween patches and use it on your old pillows.
Easy Halloween Costumes
You don’t need to spend a lot of money for you and your kid’s Halloween costume. Homemade Halloween costumes are fun, cheap, creative, and can be made from items you already have at home. Here are our ideas for easy DIY Halloween costumes for you and your kids.
No-Sew Pirate Costume
With a simple white shirt, black pants, old red cloth, or shirt (for bandanna) and some finishing touches, you can create a costume for your little pirate.
Here’s what you need to create this costume:
- Check your kid’s closet and look for a white long sleeve shirt, black pants, shoes, and an old red t-shirt.
- Cut the old red shirt to make a red bandanna and red belt.
- For the bandanna, cut a triangle shape on the shirt’s front and make the backside a red belt by cutting it into a long straight pattern.
- Decorate the red bandanna with a skull patch.
Pirate Eye patch
Black foam sheet
- Cut out eye patch shape from the black foam.
- Glue the skull patch on the eye patch.
- Make two holes in the eye patch and insert the elastic through the holes and tie a knot in each end. Make sure that the length is right for your child’s head.
50’s Themed Halloween costume
No matter if you are going to be a cutesy-girly poodle skirt-wearing chick or the more slick stylish black leather pants in 50’s style. We got patches that you need for your costume! These 50’s inspired patches will be perfect for your costume.
You can be a hippie for Halloween! It’s a super easy costume to make; just iron our hippie patches on a pair of jeans or cut a large t-shirt into a vest shape and throw a bandanna over. Part your hair in the center or throw a hippie fro wig. Take a look at our hippie patches and enjoy creating your own DIY Halloween costume.
Do you want to be superman, but wearing tights is holding you back? Iron our extra-large superman patch on an undershirt and wear office attire with your button-down business shirt opened up to reveal your big patch Superman patch!
We have small and extra-large superman patches for your costume! Check out this superman patch on our collection and have fun creating your superman Halloween costume.
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